About Us
Al-Shifa Centers

Al-Shifa Trust is a non - political, non-governmental, and not-for-profit organization involved in the delivery of high quality eye care services since 1991.

  • Not for Profit Organization
  • Running four eye hospitals at Rawalpindi, Sukkur, Kohat & Muzaffarabad
  • Provided Specialized treatment to more than 500,000 successful surgeries.
  • 70% patient are provided free treatment
  • Wide spread community programme
Geographical View of Al-Shifa Trust Eye Hospitals

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Eye Hospital at Rawalpindi

  • 250 bed modern eye hospital

  • 40 highly qualified eye surgeons / disease specialists

  • Treats about 1,200 patients daily

  • 80-100 operations daily

  • Retina and Paeds department accreditations with CPSP for training of specialists

Five disease specialist units (Retina, Paeds, Glaucoma, Cornea, Orbit, Low Vision)



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Eye Hospital at Sukkur

  • 150 bed modern eye hospital

  • 10 highly qualified eye surgeons

  • Provides services to interior of Sindh, Baluchistan and South Punjab

  • Widespread outreach program



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Eye Hospital at Kohat

  • 100 bed modern eye hospital

  • Provides services to NWFP and FATA and Afghanistan

  • Widespread outreach program



Eye Hospital at Muzaffarabad

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This 100 bedded hospital built at the cost of Rs. 300 million. Has the capacity to handle about 600-1,000 patients and to undertake 60-80 surgeries daily. This is the only eye specialist hospital of its kind in whole of AJK.





Pakistan Institute of Ophthalmology

  • Post graduate training for doctors and Professional

  • Trained over 150 doctors and over 600 paramedics

  • Recognized by PMDC, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Quad-e-Azam University and University of Health Sciences Lahore

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Al-Shifa Center for Community Ophthalmology

  • Conducts widespread outreach program for rural population

  • 4,000 eye camps so far

  • 1.8 million children screened in schools

  • 10,000 voluntary workers trained in primary eye care

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International Linkages

  • WHO Collaborating Center

  • Lions Clubs USA, IDRF Canada, OEU Canada, Sight Savers UK, ORBIS international USA, Embassy of Japan main partners

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National Crisis Management Support

  • Always ready to undertake any responsibility during national crisis and emergencies.

  • Providing general health care as well eye care to Internally Displaced Persons – over 20,000 treated so far

Special Features

  • Light House –computerized technology for support of patient with Low or No Vision

  • Artificial Eye Clinic - for patients who need cosmetic rehabilitation

Plans for the Future

  • Developing five centers of excellence in eye care

  • National University of Ophthalmology

  • Financial Self-Reliance – Mega self reliance towers

  • Pakistan's first Children Eye Hospital